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A Grimm fairytale, an opera twist

By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter “Hansel and Gretel” is one of the most beloved and frightening tales from the Brothers Grimm. While many have heard the tale before, certainly not has many have seen the opera adaptation by German composer Engelbert Humperdinck. That’s where Needham’s Longwood Opera comes in. Since 1986, the Longwood Opera has been providing Needham...
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Local author publishes first novel

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter At first glance, it is difficult to tell exactly what feminism, fairy tales, and falconry have in common. However, all three coalesce in Arielle K. Harris. Harris was born locally and then spent a number of years of Scotland, which she says has “irreversibly confused her accent and spelling...
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